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Letters, interviews, photographs, and diary/blog entries are all examples of primary sources. Primary sources provide first-hand evidence of an event or subject, and they can be unpublished or published. PCC Library's collection incudes published primary sources including autobiographies and personal journals. The Internet provides a wealth of access to primary sources through websites of historical societies, museums, organizations, educational institutions, and governmental entities. Consult Using Primary Sources on the Web, published by the American Library Association.
Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation: Tells the stories of Jews who fought back against the Nazis as Jewish partisans.
Life After the Holocaust: Read or listen to survivor interviews and browse through family photos. Sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Remembering Kristallnacht: Six holocaust survivors recount their personal experiences during the Kristallnacht Pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria in November 1938.
The BBC's Genocide Under the Nazis presents overview articles, personal recollections of childhood survivors, and an interactive timeline.
Nazi Propaganda: Explore how the Nazis used a sophisticated propaganda campaign to sway millions with their vision of a "new Germany." Images, themes, and a timeline are part of this exhibition website produced by the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum.
The history section features information on categories of prisoners, camp life, medical experiments, resistance, and punishments and executions.
Presents documentation and interpretation of Holocaust history. Includes audio interviews, lesson plans, and special online exhibits.
Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Documents the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust period. Online exhibits include women in the holocaust, the Nuremburg trials, and photographs from the Warsaw Ghetto.
Watch From Bitter Earth: Artists of the Holocaust
This BBC production pays tribute to the Jewish artists who created work that vividly documented the horror of Hitler's reign, from the despair of the Polish ghettos to the unprecedented misery of the death camps.
Browse the History film collection in Films on Demand, a streaming video database.
Watch this video of six survivors who recount their experience of "the night of broken glass.
Memory of the Camps: For more than 30 years, this film of the Nazi death camps was stored in a vault in the Imperial War Museum. There was an original typed script which PBS's Frontline added to the film and asked Brish actor Trevor Howard to record. The aim was to present this film unedited, as close as possible to what the producers intended in 1945.
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Citing sources is another way you can help yourself! PCC Library has all the information you need on Cite Sources. The library also has video tutorials on everything from how to develop a topic for your paper to figuring out how to incorporate those citations. You'll find those videos, as well as information about using e-resources, at Tutorials and Handouts.
Tutors are available to you both in person and online, and the service is free! Cascade, Sylvania, Rock Creek and Southeast Center each have a tutoring center with excellent in-person tutors in most subjects. If you're working on a paper, the writing tutors are popular (so don't wait until the last minute)! You can get more information about each campuses hours and locations at the links below:
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